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Grammar detail: noun + をはじめ〜

noun + をはじめ〜 - including ~, such as ~, starting with ~, for example ~
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noun
+
をはじめ
means
including ~, such as ~
,
starting with ~
,
for example ~
etc.
せんせいがた
先生方
はじめ
ほごしゃ
保護者
みな
さん
にも
さんか
参加
いただきました
Many people participated, including teachers and parents.
くうこう
空港
はじめこの
まち
げんだいか
現代化
しなくてはならない

Starting with the airport, we need to modernize this city.
がくせい
学生
はじめ
かんこうきゃく
観光客
じもと
地元
ひと
あたら
しい
みなと
ほうもん
訪問
しました

Many people visited the new port, including students, tourists and locals.
It is not incorrect to use the kanji form 始め, but it is much more common to encounter the kana form はじめ.
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Kanji used in this grammar

シ   はじめる to begin, to start (something)   はじまる to begin, to commence   
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セン   さき ahead   
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セイ   ショウ    life   なま raw   いかす to enliven   いきる to live   いける to arrange flowers   うまれる to be born   う to give birth to   き pure, undiluted   お to grow, to sprout   はえる to grow, to sprout   はやす to grow, cultivate   
ホウ   かた way, direction   
ホ   たも to protect, safeguard   
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ゴ    defend, protect   
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シャ   もの person, someone   
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カイ   みな everyone   
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サン   まい to visit, go, come   
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カ   くわえる to add to   くわわる to join, to be added to   
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クウ   から empty   あ to be empty   あける to empty, vacate   そら sky   
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コウ   みなと harbour, port   
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チョウ   まち town   
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ゲン    present   あらわれる to appear   あらわ to show   
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タイ   ダイ   かえる to replace, to exchange   かわる to be exchanged   よ the world   しろ substitute   
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カ   ケ   ばける to change   
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ガク   まな to learn   
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カン    outlook   
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コウ   ひかり light, sunshine   ひか to shine, twinkle   
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キャク   カク    guest   
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チ   ジ    ground   
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ゲン   ガン   origin; original   もと origin   
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ジン   ニン   ひと person   
シン   あたらしい    あら    にい- new   
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ホウ   たずねる to visit   おとずれる to ask, to visit   
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モン   と question   と to ask   とん wholesale   
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